Investing in Your Community
A one time donation to Transitions goes a long way in helping make an immediate impact in the local community.
A monthly commitment directly impacts our continuing efforts, making an ongoing impact changing lives in Spokane.
Including Transitions in your planned giving leaves a legacy with the community your contribution works to improve.
The Innovia Foundation has been a long-term, incredible partner in Transitions’ efforts to end homelessness for women and children in Spokane. They provide resources for education and action on planned giving, making sure your dollars make the most impact. By investing in Transitions’ Endowment Fund, you will be permanently offering the safety, support, and skills necessary to help women and families move their lives forward from homelessness and poverty to hope and self-sufficiency.
Other Ways to Invest
- Host a fundraiser on behalf of Transitions. You can raise awareness and make a financial contribution to our programs with your own fundraising event. The guidelines and proposal form are here. (Note: please allow two weeks’ notice for all events.)
- Send a check to our administrative offices at 3128 N Hemlock St. Spokane, WA 99205.
- Give securely online through Donor Perfect. You will find these “Invest” buttons throughout our website. It is easy and safe.
- Use your VISA or Mastercard. Call our office at (509)328-6702 and we will take the information over the phone. This can be a recurring donation.
- Give a recurring donation through your bank account. Use this Withdrawal Authorization form, it’s just that easy to make an ongoing investment.
Donor Bill of Rights
The Donor Bill of Rights Philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in Transitions and our work to end poverty and homelessness for women and children in Spokane, we declare that all donors have these rights:
I. To be informed of Transitions’ mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.
II. To be informed of the identity of those serving on Transitions’ governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.
III. To have access to Transitions’ most recent financial statements.
IV. To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.
V. To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.
VI. To be assured that information about their donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
VII. To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.
VIII. To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.
IX. To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that an organization may intend to share. (Note: At this time Transitions does not share lists.)
X. To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers. Transitions’ Development Office can be reach at [email protected] or (509)328-6702.
At Transitions we are always grateful for the generosity of our donors. In fact, you are our most important resource! Your investments allow us to help women and children have a secure place to live, connect with resources, find support and learn new skills for successful living.